Nestled just over an hour’s drive away from Sydney, Wyong is noted for its abundance of natural landscapes, offering beautiful lakes and beaches to enjoy. One of the oldest areas in Australia, Wyong offers a rich history that is just waiting to be explored.
Things to do in Wyong
Are you a history buff? Visit one of the oldest buildings in the country at Alison Homestead, which began as a family dwelling in the 1870s and is now a historical museum. Here you can go on a guided tour and explore several rooms that exhibit artefacts spanning over a century.
If you’re fascinated with astrology, you can visit the Koolang Observatory, where visitors have the option to tour this unique attraction and see one of the largest public access telescopes in Australia. The tour also includes captivating video displays and discussions with scientists that give an in-depth view of the cosmos.
Wyong is the perfect location to venture out to explore all of the natural beauty the area has to offer. Explore the scenery around Wyong by car, with the Watagan Mountains, Tuggerah Lake and the Dooralong valleys all less than an hour’s car ride away. Perfect areas for outdoor activities, you can spend an afternoon fishing, surfing, hiking the nature trails and going off-road four-wheel driving.
Getting around Wyong
Travelling throughout Wyong and the surrounding regions include a few options. By public transport, a network of buses connects Wyong to Gosford, Tuggerah and Woy Woy. Taxis are a quick way to get around town and down along the Central Coast, while ferry services operate between Wyong and several coastal towns nearby.